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Record Number: 14264


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Anon to Sir W. Penn to bed, and made my boy Tom to read me asleep.'

Century:

1600-1699

Date:

9 Sep 1666

Country:

England

Time

evening: before bed
night

Place:

city: London
location in dwelling: at the house of Sir W. Penn

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Tom

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Servant

Occupation:

servant to Samuel Pepys

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

Samuel Pepys


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[unknown]

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

14264

Source:

Print

Author:

Samuel Pepys

Editor:

Robert Latham

Title:

The diary of Samuel Pepys

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1972

Vol:

7

Page:

283

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1972), 7, p. 283, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=14264, accessed: 30 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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